15% of small business owners in the pub and bar sector fall between the ages of 25 – 34 years old according to a report by Barclays on their business customers. Rather than be deterred by the challenging work and long hours, it seems that young entrepreneurs are heading up pubs and rejuvenating a sector of the industry that had previously seen a decline in business, with a large number of pubs closing down.
The number of pub and bar owners between ages 25 to 34 increased by a quarter in the last three years alone, indicating an upwards trend for the industry. Significantly, the research also noted that over half of public houses are run by at least one female landlady and more than a quarter of these have sole female ownership. That’s a lot of growth and optimism for the industry!
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– The i-Chef Team